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: Barnaby and Me

Sid Caesar Juliet Mills
When Leo Fisk discovers a map which he thinks will lead him to hidden treasure he takes the attractive Jennifer. her daughter Linda and their koala bear with him on safari. Their adventures form the story for this lighthearted comedy. and DAWS BUTLER as the voice of Barnaby
Screenplay by JAMES HENERSEN
0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Sid Caesar
Unknown: Leo Fisk
Unknown: Daws Butler
Unknown: James Henersen
Produced By: Matthew N. Herman
Directed By: Norman Panama
Leo Fisk: Sid Caesar
Jennifer: Juliet Mills
Linda: Sally Boyden
Ko: Rangi Nicols
Huggins: Hugh Keays-Bryne
Chairman: James Condon
Bromwich: Kenneth Laird
Pommie: Dave Allenby

: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Crystals and Lasers by Professor J. M. Thomas , FRS A series of six lectures
3: Crystal Miracles
From seeing in the dark to ultra high-speed trains, new uses of crystals will soon revolutionise our world. Producer MIKE YOUNG
Executive producer JOHN MANSFIELD (R)


Unknown: Professor J. M. Thomas
Producer: John Mansfield

: Postman Pat: Postman Pat's Finding Day

A See-Saw programme
Written by John Cunliffe. (R)


Writer: John Cunliffe
Narration and vocals: Ken Barrie
Music: Bryan Daly
Designed and directed by: Ivor Wood

: King of the Rocket Men

A classic cliffhanger serial in 12 episodes 4: High Peril
Jeff King 's colleague,
Professor Conway, is framed and kidnapped by the villainous Dr Vulcan and his evil henchman. Rocket Man attempts his rescue.


Unknown: Jeff King

: Popeye Classics

A Date to Skate
The Two Alarm Fire

: News

Weather followed by Sign Extra
Another chance to see recent programmes with sign language and subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. The first of a two-part Sign Extra offers short clips from recent programmes. This week the general mood is light entertainment. What kind of programmes do you like? What do you want to see in the future? Write in to
Sign Extra, BBCtv, Villiers House, The Broadway London W5 2BA

: Look, Stranger

The Glass Animal Man Bill Axcell can slice a windowpane. melt it in a flame, and twirl it into a dragon, or a daffodil or a carousel. As a child he was hopelessly clumsy; in the navy he was constantly seasick, and he still wreaks havoc every time he uses a hammer. Glass, to his amazement, works for him, and in his hands becomes a thing of magic. Executive producer JENNIFER JEREMY


Unknown: Bill Axcell
Producer: Jennifer Jeremy
Director: Sandra Wainwright

: News

Weather followed by Our Man in Shanghai Trevor Mound, 54, ex-paratrooper, many years a diplomat and an old China hand, was appointed Her Majesty's 13th Consul-
General in Shanghai. He re-opened a post in China's largest city, closed since
Mao's victory in 1949. This film provides a unique insight into diplomatic life, following our man in Shanghai's first days in his new job.


Producer: John Paul Davidson
Editor: Edward Mirzoeff

: Noticeboard

Rob Curling looks at what's going on in radio and TV; and Marian Foster has news from the Daytime Club.


Unknown: Marian Foster

: Attic Archives

Presented by John Huntley A Day to Remember
Everyone has special days in their lives. Some are planned carefully and anticipated with much joy - like a wedding day. Others just happen and are disastrous, such as the day the local river burst its banks and your home was flooded.
Then there was the day war ended, the day Churchill came to town, the day you saw the Queen in person. They are all days to remember and ones which John Huntley recalls for people as he looks through films of special occasions from the 1920s to the 1950s. Researcher FRANCES OWEN Producer DENNIS DICK BBC Scotland


Presented By: John Huntley
Unknown: John Huntley
Unknown: Frances Owen
Producer: Dennis Dick

: Life File

The Living Dead
Kay Alexander reports on Alzheimer's disease, a form of dementia which currently affects three-quarters of a million people in the UK - but the real sufferers are the carers. Jonathan Miller , president of the Alzheimer's Disease Society, described it as 'a bereavement which is constantly stressed and irritated by the fact the body has not departed but is there as a constant reminder of the person who was loved'. Producer ROSALIND GOWER
0 INFO: page 92


Unknown: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Producer: Rosalind Gower

: Best of Brass

Gerald Harrison introduces the last in a series of viewers' requests featuring the champion bands who are the Best of Brass.
Today the featured bands are: Kirkintilloch Silver Band Ever Ready Band
Desford Colliery Dowty Band Recorded at the Assembly Rooms, Derby Lighting JOHN ALLINSON Sound NEIL MURRAY
Executive producer KEN GRIFFIN Producer STEVE MORRIS


Introduces: Gerald Harrison
Designer: Andy Dimond
Producer: Ken Griffin
Producer: Steve Morris

: Gardeners' World

from Barnsdale BBC Pebble Mill

: One Man and His Dog

BBC Television International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced by Phil Drabble and Eric Halsall
Second Semi-final
A Welshman who grazes sheep on the slopes of the Horseshoe Pass, and an Irish shepherd from County Cork meet to decide who joins last week's semi-final winner for a place in the singles final - to be run in two weeks' time.
For Wales:
JOHN LIGHTFOOT with Black For Ireland:
The Brace Championship continues today on the trials ground above Derwentwater. JIM CROPPER with Cap 1 and Cap 2 (England)
JOHN PATERSON with Don and Jix (Scotland)


Introduced By: Phil Drabble
Introduced By: Eric Halsall
Unknown: John Lightfoot
Unknown: John Casey
Unknown: John Paterson
Director: Michael Kerr
Producer: Ian Smith

: Architecture at the Crossroads

Ten films about contemporary architecture 6: Japan: the Zen Way of Building
In Japan architects and designers enjoy a public fame and prestige far greater than any painter or sculptor. Three-quarters of the 90 million people are packed into a narrow corridor, the strip of land between Tokyo and Hiroshima.
This programme looks at the world-renowed figures of Arata Isozaki and Fumihiko Maki. and at the new concepts of living in personalised, minimal structures designed by Tadao Ando , Toyo Ito and Hiroshi Hara.
Narrator Andrew Sachs BBC takes a long look at architectural Hubris
Adam 's perspective is rightly critical but not without hope TIMES Associate producer ROGER LAST Written and produced by PETER ADAM (R)


Unknown: Arata Isozaki
Unknown: Fumihiko Maki.
Designed By: Tadao Ando
Designed By: Toyo Ito
Narrator: Hiroshi Hara.
Produced By: Peter Adam

: Wainwright in Scotland

with Eric Robson
1: The Far North
Wainwright's beautifully detailed hand-written guides to the Lake District have now sold over a million copies and have made their sometimes irascible author an unlikely hero. But 'AW' - as he's known to his tiny circle of friends - has also looked beyond the splendours of his own doorstep and for the last 40 years he's spent every holiday north of the border exploring the remote landscape of Scotland.
Tonight he re-creates those journeys, beginning with the unique, 'lunar' landscape of Sutherland.
Film cameraman RICHARD RANKEN Executive producer JOHN MAPPLEBECK
Producer RICHARD ELSE BBC Newcastle
Wainwright in Scotland, BBCI
Michael Joseph accompanies this series. Price £14.95.
0 FEATURE: page 18


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Richard Ranken
Producer: John Mapplebeck
Unknown: Michael Joseph

: Russell Harty's Grand Tour

A series of five films in which Russell Harty makes a thoroughly modern journey following in the footsteps of the 18th-century travellers in order to further his education and have a pleasurable time. Part 2
In which he looks over the Wall; John Wells introduces him to the delights of Krduterkartoffeln and a very shady dance hall in East
Berlin: he follows the Pied Piper; calls on the great-grandson of Prince
Albert; visits a museum in Munich where even the Germans can't help laughing; meets a saintly sister from
Droylesden and mad King Ludwig of Bavaria, alias Helmut Berger ; finally in Oberammergau he overcomes his prejudices, inherited from his Granny Harty , against all things German.
Executive producer IAN SQUIRES
Producer and director DEREK BAILEY


Unknown: Russell Harty
Introduces: John Wells
Unknown: Helmut Berger
Unknown: Granny Harty
Unknown: Dennis Cartwright
Editor: Jane Val Baker
Director: Derek Bailey

: Directed by Carol Reed: Trapeze

continues a season of films by the great British film-maker
Tonight starring Burt Lancaster
Tony Curtis and Gina Lollobrigida
Tino Orsini , a brash young American trapeze artist, comes to Cirque Bouglione with only one ambition - to learn the dangerous aerial somersault from an old
'master' Mike Ribble. In this classic circus picture filmed largely in the Paris Cirque d'Hiver, Carol Reed cast former acrobat Lancaster as the veteran 'flyer' Mike and captured some electrifying moments on the trapeze.
Screenplay by JAMES R. WEBB Produced by JAMES HILL Directed by CAROL REED 0 FILMS: page 26


Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Gina Lollobrigida
Unknown: Tino Orsini
Unknown: Cirque Bouglione
Unknown: Mike Ribble.
Unknown: Carol Reed
Unknown: James R. Webb
Produced By: James Hill
Directed By: Carol Reed
Mike Ribble: Burt Lancaster
Tino Orsini: Tony Curtis
Lola: Gina Lollobrigida
Rosa: Katy Jurado
Bouglione: Thomas Gomez
Max, the dwarf: Johnny Puleo
Chikki: Gerard Landry
Otto: J P Kerrien
Snake man: Sidney James
Old woman: Gabrielle Fonten

: Newsnight

The last word on world events analysed by Peter Snow and Donald MacCormick Producers


Unknown: Peter Snow
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Unknown: Mark Damazer.
Unknown: Liz Ramsay
Unknown: Keith Bowers.
Unknown: Dominic Cameron
Unknown: Eileen Fitt
Editor: John Morrison

: Weatherview

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